Notice of Funding Availability for NLASA Coalition’s Alcohol Prevention Programs

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Systems Training, Education and Prevention Office is seeking community organizations to apply for a Maryland Strategic Prevention Framework grant. The grant of approximately $90,000 for Fiscal Year 2020 is to lead the Northern Lights Against Substance Abuse (NLASA) Coalition and implement prevention strategies approved by the Maryland Department of Health listed in NLASA’s strategic plan.

NLASA’s purpose is to assess community needs, build community capacity, create and maintain a strategic plan, implement environmental alcohol prevention strategies, and evaluate the effectiveness of the strategies. The funding must be used for the implementation of culturally competent, evidence-based environmental prevention strategies and programs specifically designed to reduce the prevalence of underage drinking, youth binge drinking and alcohol-related crashes in the community.

For application guidelines, click here. The deadline for grant applications is Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Applicants are required to attend a pre-proposal workshop on Wednesday, August 14, at 9:30 a.m. at the Behavioral Health Building, 122 North Langley Road in Glen Burnie.

Applications must be postmarked or hand delivered by 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 4, 2019 to Anne Arundel County Department of Health; Systems Training, Prevention and Education Services; 122 North Langley Road, Suite A; Glen Burnie, Maryland 21060. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Prevention Specialist Caitlin Hall at 410-222-1841 or

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